Month: June 2017

Poor Quality of Drinking water, an alarming threat: Present Challenges and Future Perspectives

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Water, water, water, this is the most horrible cry of the present era. Day by day increase in environmental temperature has rung the ever day increasing demand for drinking water. However, our so called modernization such as urbanization, sky touching industries and the most important, rapid population growth has consigned gigantic stress on fresh water […]…Read More

France provides 100 million euros (11.5 billion PKR) soft loan for the sustainable energy sector reform program

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article image On June 21st, 2017, Mr. Tariq Mahmood PASHA, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Mr. René CONSOLO, Chargé d’Affaire a.i., Embassy of France, and Mr. Jacky AMPROU, Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD), signed the €100 million Credit Facility Agreement (CFA) for the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform Program. The Asian Development Bank […]…Read More

Establishment of Geomatics Center for Climate Change

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To meet the developing needs of advances in examining and maintainable improvement in the field of environment, Ministry of Climate Change has propelled a venture of Establishment of Geomatics Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, an official source said. She said Modern technologies, such as Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) allows […]…Read More

USA donation to fulfill food and nutrition requirements in Pakistan ‘Food for Peace’

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United States of America has reported a US$ 25 million by the ‘Food for Peace’ Office of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and will enable WFP to go ahead with programs giving food, money, and tuition for families in the poorest parts of Pakistan. This donation will help in improving the nutrition of […]…Read More

In-house session on Media Outreach and NSG

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 An in-house session of ‘Media Outreach and Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)’ was organized by the South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI). Challenges regarding Pakistan’s pending membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group and the importance of media outreach on this issue was under discussion. It was followed by a number of policy researchers and media personnel […]…Read More

Government pledges to encourage tree plantation across Pakistan

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Government pledges to encourage the plantation of 100 million trees across Pakistan under a prime minister’s Green Pakistan programme to improve the environmental condition of Pakistan. The World Bank is offering US$100 million to the Pakistani government’s initiative. The Green Pakistan Program was formally launched this year and received extremely high motivation when the World […]…Read More

Dawlance celebrates success of ‘Be Reliable, Recycle’ campaign

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Pakistan’s leading home appliance manufacturer aims to spread the message of protecting the environment’s resources through its recycling campaign. Karachi, 23rd June 2017: Dawlance today marked the success of its environmental friendly campaign, “Be Reliable, Recycle’, celebrating with its esteemed work force. Dawlance initiated this campaign to make useful objects with Dawlance’s used cartons and […]…Read More